On July 31st from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the Washington Global Health Alliance will be holding an event with a panel to talk about partnerships between non-profit global health organizations and for-profit entities. The panelists will highlight the challenges, successes and impact, providing an engaging way to learn more about how you and your company can get involved in global health. The free event will be held at the Next 50 Pavillion, Tuesday, July 31.
This free event will be held at the Next 50 Pavilion (between EMP and the Armory/Center House) on Seattle Center grounds. It features a private tour of the Global Health Experience Exhibit and a panel discussion focused on non-profit and private sector collaborations in global health. Complementary beverages and light appetizers provided.
This event is sponsored by:
- Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
- Global Health Nexus Seattle
- Highline Community College’s Center of Excellence for International Trade, Transportation, and Logistics
- Seattle Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
- Washington Global Health Fund
- Washington State Department of Commerce
The panel includes:
- Dr Jacqueline Sherris, VP Global Programs, PATH
- Scott Dyer, Founder, Scan My List
- Tania Barron, Senior Consultant, ERM
- Toni Langlinais, Seattle Managing Director, Accenture
- Anne Bugge, VP Global Public Health, SonoSite
One great example of a local business expanding into the global health market is ScanMyList. The business developed a mobile app that allows a cell phone to be used as a purchasing agent that can scan product codes, track quantities and select which merchants to buy from. Find out more from the Puget Sound Business Journal article.